Researches

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We are constantly updating this section. If you have any information on research projects – ongoing or finished – you would like to have included on the list, please send the following information to info@cbowproject.org

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Table of content:

1) Latest researches
2) Ongoing research projects
3) General
4) Researches per region
4a) Europe
4b) Africa
4c) North America
4d) South America
4e) Asian Pacific
4f) Rest of the world


1) Latest updates

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2) Ongoing research projects

EuroWARCHILD: ERC Consolidator Grant ‘EuroWARCHILD’ project, 2021-2026 (Project Leader: Inger Skjelsbæk, University of Oslo; Partners: Ingvill Constanze Ødegaard, GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany; Torunn L. Tryggestad, Peace Research Institute, Oslo).

EuroWARCHILD aims to study explore the experiences and needs of three generations of children born of war in Europe: children fathered by enemy soldiers during World War II, children conceived through conflict-related sexual violence during the Bosnian war, and children born of European foreign fighters to ISIS/Daesh.

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3) General

Children Born of War – Past, Present and Future.

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DRC. The SELF Study: Maternal Mental Health and Parenting Attitudes Among Sexual Violence Survivors in eastern DRC. 

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4) Researches per region

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4a) Europa

Bosnia. Children of the Enemy: Narrative Constructions of Identity Following Wartime Rape and Transgenerational Trauma in Post-WWII Germany and Post-Conflict Bosnia. For details on study, please click here

Germany. Children born of the occupation in Germany.

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Netherlands. Stigma and silence: Children of German soldiers in the Netherlands.

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Norway, Denmark, Netherlands. An international survey on children born of war.

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Norway. Norwegian “Wehrmacht-children” – psychosocial aspects, identity development and stigma.

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Poland. Post-War Punishments and German-Polish children born of War.

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4b) Africa

Africa. A study of children born of the LRA 1990 – 2003.

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Uganda. War and Child Mothers in Northern Uganda: The Forgotten Legacy of the Civil War.

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Uganda. The Plight of War Mothers and Children Born of War in Northern Uganda: Education and Health Needs and Challenges.

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4c) North America

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4d) South America

Colombia. Individual and collective healing: Reconciliation and children born of wartime sexual violence in Colombia.

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4e) Asian Pasific

Australia. Children Born of War in Australia.

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4f) Rest of the world

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